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Name: Melissa Jo Sermons 
Date of Birth: 8/13/1965 
Height: 5'10" 
Weight: 175 lbs 
Hair: blonde 
Eyes: green 
 
The victim was last seen at a rodeo in Dade City with her date, Larry Costine. On 5/5/92, Costine was found shot to death inside his North Lakeland residence. Sermons has not been seen or heard from since. She worked with horses and was involved in the rodeo culture.

 
 
Anyone with information on the location of any of these individuals is asked to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 863 298-6200 or 1 800 226-0344. The Sheriff's Office can be e-mailed at missingperson@polksheriff.org.

Also visit FDLE's Missing Children Information Clearinghouse site.